01/16/2014 02:16 pm ET Updated Mar 18, 2014

Delicious and Healthy School Meals Around the U.S. (PHOTOS)

Schools across the country have been working hard to implement updated nutrition guidelines for school meals. There are challenges, but schools' efforts are paying off. More than 80 percent of schools are well on their way to meeting healthy school lunch standards, including providing more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. If you don't think school meals can be healthy and appealing, take a look at these school lunches.

8 Delicious School Lunches From Around The U.S.

View more photos of tempting school meals and students eating them up on the "School Foods Rule" Pinterest board.